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  1. Authors

C.H. van der Vaart, MD, PhD, Senior Lecturer Gynaecology.

J.R.J. de Leeuw, PhD, Psychologist in Health Research.

J.P.W.R. Roovers, MD, PhD, Research Associate.

A.P.M. Heintz, MD, PhD, Professor of Gynaecology.


health-related quality of life


body mass index


Urogenital Distress Inventory


Incontinence Impact Questionnaire.